#4 Aleks Svetski | The Toppling State and Rise of Private Cities

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#4 Aleks Svetski | The Toppling State and Rise of Private Cities
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I’m thrilled to have Aleks Svetski on the pod today.

Aleks is the CEO of Amber App (https://amber.app/) and editor at The Bitcoin Times. He is a passionate author and educator about Bitcoin, money, philosophy, business, startups and entrepreneurship. You can learn more about what he’s up to by following him on twitter @alekssvetski and read his most recent articles at his medium page https://svetski.medium.com/.

We have a truly fascinating discussion about:

  • The relentless pursuit of truth as an essential part for anyone who wants to be a free and independent thinker in a world of growing misinformation, propaganda, and scams.
  • The danger and idiocy of isolating one aspect of a complicated system which is how most of the established institutions attempt to solve problems, thus creating more problems as a result.
  • How the large tech monopolies like Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, and Google actually came into existence, and why their dominance is not a function of free market capitalism, but instead a result of the fiat infused top down monetary system.
  • The opportunities that failed states leave for future wealthy Bitcoin entrepreneurs as they continue the path towards toppling over their own weight as parasitic entities.
  • The likelihood of more countries and smaller jurisdictions succeeding from overbearing regimes in the coming decade as centralized nation states overreach their control.
  • How quickly broad sweeping changes can occur in society do to their mimetic nature and the dynamic properties of life.
  • What roll private cities could play in preserving or restoring free societies the wake of the failed governments when there is nothing left for them to feed off of.
  • What are some options that Bitcoiners have in order to best prepare for the times ahead.
  • The second amendment and whether it helps the US to be a bastion for individual liberty.

I had a blast talking to Aleks, I hope you enjoy listening in.

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*Intro and outro music is the song Hearts, graciously licensed to us by Blackbird Blackbird. Be sure to check out his other great songs on Spotify!

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